Yukon Kids Series Books


In partnership with local author Keith Halliday, MacBride Museum has published a series of four books on Yukon history for young readers. Each story focuses on a different event in Yukon history from the Klondike Gold Rush to the Alaska Boundary Dispute to the Dawson City Nugget’s quest for the Stanley Cup.

What are people saying about the Yukon Kids Series?

"Equal parts historical fact and pure entertainment." -The Yukon News

"Colorful Yukon characters ... raucous adventures." -The Whitehorse Star

Find out more about MacBride Museum's non-fiction and kids activity books by clicking here!

Aurore of the Yukon

Aurore of the Yukon

“She's just a girl!” shouted Windy Bill.
When Aurore hears these words, she knows notorious Alaskan bandit Soapy Smith is about to find out everything. How will she get her mother's money back now? How will she expose Soapy and his gang? How will she escape?
Aurore, her mother and little brother have set off for Uncle Thibault’s lodge in the Yukon after the death of Aurore’s father, little knowing they are headed for the Klondike Gold Rush and the adventure of a lifetime.

PRICE: $14


Yukon Secret Agents

Yukon Secret Agents

It’s the summer of 1903. School is almost out... and Canada, Britain and the United States are on the brink of war over the Alaskan border. This doesn't mean much to Kip and Aurore, until a deadly explosion at the Star Mine throws them into a swirling adventure involving coded telegrams, burgled hotel rooms and President Teddy Roosevelt ... and a mysterious German naval captain named Oskar von Neidling.
Can Kip and Aurore find out the truth-and stop the villains-before it’s too late?

PRICE: $18


Yukon River Ghost

Yukon River Ghost

Rattling chains, eerie noises and stains on the floorboards that won’t wipe away...
Help the dynamic young characters from Yukon bestsellers Aurore of the Yukon and Yukon Secret Agents solve the mystery behind the Yukon River Ghost.

PRICE: $14


Game on Yukon

Game on Yukon!

Young Yukoners’ favourite gang of youthful adventurers is back, this time fighting to save the Stanley Cup! It’s 1905 and the Dawson City Nuggets have challenged legendary One-Eyed Frank McGee and the Ottawa Silver Seven for hockey’s most famous trophy and, as usual, there’s a mystery for the Yukon kids to solve!

PRICE: $18



Aurore of the Yukon Audio Book

Aurore of the Yukon Audio Book

The beloved novel for young readers in now available as an audio book. This book is read by "Aurore" or Aline Halliday and recorded in a real Yukon kitchen.

PRICE: $20

 


During the summer of 2014, the Halliday-Lewis Family recreated Aurore's journey to the Yukon. Halliday Follow the family's journey here: In Aurore's Footsteps 2014!

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